Internet TV

This channel is focused on Internet TV (AKA Internet Television, Web TV, Online TV, etc…). Internet TV is essentially television content streamed and distributed via the Internet. Here we will cover news, trends, and general information about Internet TV technology. Stay informed with the latest in Internet television – including up-to-date news information on Google TV, Apple TV, Roku, Boxee, Netflix, Hulu and other emerging alternatives to traditional cable & broadcast television.

More Netflix Users Watch On Gaming Consoles, Hulu Users On Computers

More Netflix Users Watch On Gaming Consoles, Hulu Users On Computers

Netflix and Hulu are often compared to one another, because they both offer streaming television and movie content. But their users are actually quite different. In fact, Nielsen said that after breaking down Hulu and Netflix users and behaviors, they found a massive disparity in what ...

FOX Pulling Next-Day Free Episode Online Access Without Subscription

FOX Pulling Next Day Free Episode Online Access Without Subscription

If you have been watching FOX episodes online the day after they first aired, you're about to lose that ability in what looks like a bad move for consumers and a defensive move on FOX's part. As of August 15th, you will have to wait ...

Netflix To Lose Customers, Stock Value, Over Price Increase

Netflix To Lose Customers, Stock Value, Over Price Increase

So a few weeks ago Netflix abruptly announced a price hike for their combined DVD & streaming service package, up from $9.99 to $15.99 per month. A lot of people were quite upset, and understandably so. As a Netflix customer, I wasn't particularly bothered, as ...

Hulu Sales Sands Shifting, Microsoft Out, Apple Stepping In?

Hulu Sales Sands Shifting, Microsoft Out, Apple Stepping In?

Microsoft has bowed out stating they would not enter into the second round of bidding for Hulu. Apparently, they didn't like what they saw and chose not to whip out a cool $2B for the video service. Meanwhile, Yahoo! has upped the stakes and Apple ...

Nintendo Fires up 3D Video Delivery Service, OK Go to Debut New 3D Music Video

Nintendo Fires up 3D Video Delivery Service, OK Go to Debut New 3D Music Video

Alright, this is another one of those emails that came into my Gamers Daily News email address which I found extremely interesting and thought would work well here. If you're not a follower of video games then you might not know that Nintendo offers a ...

Hulu Tries to Sweeten Pot for Buzzing Buyers with 5-Year Content Access, 2-Year Exclusive Deal

Hulu Tries to Sweeten Pot for Buzzing Buyers with 5 Year Content Access, 2 Year Exclusive Deal

In a move that might show waning interest by potential buyers because of the backstabbing nature of the current partners in Hulu, someone 'close to discussions' has stated that whomever buys the company would have five years of access to the shows including two years ...

Sony's Free Streaming 3D Video For Bravia Owners Misses The Mark

Sonys Free Streaming 3D Video For Bravia Owners Misses The Mark

It seems to me that 3D isn't faring as well as the manufacturers had hoped. I guess consumers are smarter and more savvy than the industry thought. I've really felt like they've been cramming 3D tech down our throats as a way to maintain their ...

Everyone Needs To Just Calm Down About The Netflix Price Hike

Everyone Needs To Just Calm Down About The Netflix Price Hike

This week, Netflix stunned the entire world by being the first company ever to raise prices. No wait... that's not accurate. I guess it just feels that way because of all the hyperbole and trumped up outrage. Every tech blogger worth his salt has published ...

Netflix Gets Greedy, Boosts Price Of Unlimited DVD + Streaming By 60%

Netflix Gets Greedy, Boosts Price Of Unlimited DVD + Streaming By 60%

Netflix is raising their prices by 60%. Yeah, 60%. What was formerly $9.99 for unlimited streaming and DVDs is now $7.99 for unlimited streaming and $7.99 for unlimited DVDs...no price break for the combo platter. So basically they have drawn a line in the silicon ...

Hulu + Zune = Microsoft`s Subcription Streaming Online Video Plan?

Hulu + Zune = Microsoft`s Subcription Streaming Online Video Plan?

I just wrote a piece over at Gamers Daily News talking about how, if Microsoft were to pick up Hulu (and they are listed alongside Google & Yahoo as potential buyers) they could roll it into a new, higher level, higher priced, Xbox LIVE subscription. ...

Panasonic Viera Twists Internet Connected TV With Cloud-Based Apps

Panasonic Viera Twists Internet Connected TV With Cloud Based Apps

Every single major TV manufacturer, and probably some you've never heard of, will most likely have some sort of Internet connected TV soon. If not this year, then definitely next year. If you ask me who is winning, I would say Samsung. But that hasn't ...

Hulu Subscriptions to Top One Million This Summer, Proud of Massive Ad Load

Hulu Subscriptions to Top One Million This Summer, Proud of Massive Ad Load

Hulu just remarked on their somewhat remarkable Q2 2011. No revenue numbers were released but there were some other numbers including the fact that they expect to top one million subscribers to Hulu Plus by the end of summer.

Netflix Moves Streaming Online Video Service Into Latin America

Netflix Moves Streaming Online Video Service Into Latin America

Latin America is one of the most booming areas of the world in terms of online video growth. Just two weeks ago, we saw Poptent open an office in Brazil to better serve their customers in that market. And now Netflix has announced that it ...

Hulu Sinks Hooks Into Facebook With New Social Features

Hulu Sinks Hooks Into Facebook With New Social Features

Hulu, who is all over sale rumors, is continuing to tie online video to social networking. They've just recently bolstered the bridge with several new features that allow for commenting on shows while watching them and sharing that out to Facebook. I stumbled upon some ...

Is Hulu Worth Purchasing & Who Are The Suitors? You Make the Call

Is Hulu Worth Purchasing & Who Are The Suitors? You Make the Call

I will give you all the information available at present. You decide if it is a sweet deal or a sour lemon. Deal? Alright, if you've just come out of a binge-induced coma and don't know what the heck I'm talking about, Hulu has dropped ...